There is an immediate opening at a stand out real estate law firm, for a highly skilled and visionary Paralegal. If you are an effective and determined multitasker with good computer skills and passionate about the legal field, this position may be for you. This is a terrific chance to push your Paralegal career in the right direction.The ideal candidate will come with a real estate or corporate background. This reputable law firm will offer you full benefits, profit sharing, and 3 weeks’ vacation. Salary is competitive for the right person and hybrid remote work options available!REQUIREMENTS- Excellent verbal and written communication skills with a customer service mindset- Real estate experience desired- Corporate Real Estate experience- Ideal candidate should possess knowledge of word processing and spreadsheets- Attention to detail and accuracy, and discretion- Confidence in taking ownership of projects, writing and negotiating, planning and organizing- Creative problem solver who anticipates risks and opportunities and maintains a vision for continuous improvement- 5+ years of relevant experience
Robert Half • Oakland, U.S.
Job SummaryThe candidate for this position will be successful if they are able to execute a variety of secretarial duties of a confidential nature. These tasks will include working with attorneys, paralegals and other members of the firm with a series of administrative functions. Therefore, the candidate will have to have effective time managements and organizational skills coupled with the ability to be detail oriented.ResponsibilitiesTaking and transcribing oral dictation of notes, memos and legal documentsReceiving queries from clients and distributing them to relevant lawyers, liaising with clientsPreparing Trial Bundles and documents for court hearingsPreparing and drafting Engagement LettersUpdating and maintaining client contact databaseArranging departmental meetings and eventsProviding administration support to partners, managers and associatesDocument typing, analysis and proofing, amending (including track changes) and formatting documents as requiredCreating and amending documents, managing correspondence and emailsOpening new files on the system, preparation of client formsScheduling meetings, taking calls from clients, travel arrangements, billing and filing and light reception dutiesManaging the Managing Partners PA workScheduling meetings and conferencesDrafting documents including legal correspondence, documents and reportsRequirementsAdvanced Microsoft Office (formatting, track changes, mail merge) Excel (pivot tables and formulas) and PowerPointProven ability and experience in preparing legal documentationExperience working within a team, but equally comfortable working aloneOrganized and efficient, able to work to tight deadlinesFirst class bachelor’s degree preferably in LawFluent, business level, written and spoken English, Arabic communication skillsA professional services employment background in a legal environment
EDARABIA • Dubai, United Arab Emirates